We are hiring!

Come to work each day knowing that what you do has an impact on the lives of the people in your community. At the Y, we invite you to develop your skills, realize your leadership potential, and discover a position that is truly much more than a job. Plus, there is always room to grow at the Y!

In more than 10,000 communities nationwide, our staff members of all ages, backgrounds and life experiences enjoy nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation's health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.

The Y has a wide variety of job options, so there’s something for everyone. Apply for your next adventure today. 

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Featured Jobs

Work at the Y and be a changemaker. Qualifying jobs also earn a up to a $600 cash sign-on incentive!

work for the y summer camp

Summer Resident Camp Positions

Lead the Adventure! Y Camp Counselors are a part of the magic for campers. Spend your summer leading kids to be their best and explore themselves and the outdoors through adventures in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest. Positions are available for traditional resident camp at Camp Colman and Camp Orkila, plus positions leading teen groups on expeditions in the backcountry.

Youth Development Instructor

Youth Development

Support kids and families with day camp, distance learning, school-day care, and enrichment activities as part of our Y LEAP Academy. We have part-time and full-time job opportunities in more than 30 locations!

Social Services Positions

Social Impact Center Positions

Support people of all ages to help them reach their full potential through homelessness services, behavioral health and counseling services, foster care services, and young adult services. Work to dismantle systemic inequities by connecting kids, teens, young adults and families with critical support and resources.

Aquatics Positions

Make a splash on one of our aquatics teams! We have several positions open including lifeguards, swim instructors, water fitness instructors, swim support staff and more. 

Reasons to Work at the Y

Room to grow

Some of our branch executives began as swim instructors. When you work here you will find opportunities to try new things not available at other organizations. Also, when future employers see the Y on your resume, they think of an organization with global ties that has been around for more than 100 years. We have a reputation for hiring good people who do great things.

Every day is something new

When you work at Y child care, day camp, at the front desk, or in our association office, every day is a new adventure. One moment you’ll be helping kids with homework and the next you’ll be leading a big art project or games outside.

Free Y membership

When you work for the Y, we offer you all the perks of being a Y member including access to all 13 branches and discounts on classes, child care, and camp. Download the full benefits of working at the Y.

The job is designed with your schedule in mind

Part-time and full-time positions are available, making jobs at the Y ideal for students and non-students alike!

The best coworkers ever

Everyone that works at the Y shares a passion for making their communities a better place, especially for kids. Don't be surprised if you gain great professional experience and a new BFF.